Our staff in Women’s Physical Therapy Services help patients get back to living life by focusing on the unique rehabilitation needs of women.
New patients welcome. To schedule an appointment, call (801)268-7694.
In the elderly, incontinence can lead to falls, fractures and loss of independence, and 50% of adult women will experience incontinence at some point. But with proper strengthening 85% of patients are able to resolve their incontinence.
A group of muscles that work together to support our visceral organs, assist with bowel and bladder control, and performance of sexual functions.
Physical therapists may receive specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction. Studies show these treatments may effectively improve patients’ quality of life through prescribed exercises, education, and individualized care.
Patients who experience the following:
- Urinary and bowel incontinence (leaking when sneezing, laughing, or jumping)
- Pelvic pain (painful intercourse, pain with sitting)
- Pelvic organ prolapse (A feeling of heaviness in vagina)
- Pregnancy and postpartum (low back/pelvic pain, diastasis recti, preparing for childbirth, learning how to care for body pre/post-delivery)
- Improved quality of life.
- Improved bowel and bladder control.
- Reduced urge or frequency to use the bathroom.
- Increased satisfaction with sexual function.
- Reduction in pelvic pain.
- Reduce the need for pads or special undergarments, incontinence medications, or possibly surgery.
- Learn self-care strategies to maintain health for life.